The purpose of Edmonton Global is to radically transform and grow the economy of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

Our work promotes the region globally and we’re focused on attracting and retaining business investment and trade right here.

We are the first ever regional economic development corporation in the region, working to create local, regional, provincial, national, and global partnerships. We collaborate with all levels of government and economic development agencies including our 14 municipalities, Invest Alberta, Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association, the Edmonton International Airport, Edmonton Health City, the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, and Invest in Canada.

Our vision

Edmonton Global’s vision is to make the Edmonton Metropolitan Region the choice location for global investment. To attract investment and quality jobs to the region, our strategy is to strengthen and support growth, innovation, and competitiveness — all in collaboration with the region’s 14 municipalities.

How we can help

As a foreign direct investment (FDI) and international business development company, we work as an ally to attract investment to, and promote trade from, Canada and our region. We’re ready to connect with you and support your work.

Investment support
  • One-on-one support for businesses and site selectors making global business investment decisions, including responding to RFIs
  • Connecting you with sector experts and all three levels of government
  • Providing guidance and connection to regional partners on site selection
  • Providing market information, community and business data, and industry and economic benchmarking analysis
On-the-ground support

Supporting your in-market contacts on the ground while they travel to Canada. This includes meeting preparation, company visits, and other organizing efforts. Let us be an extension of your team.

Qualified trade mission participants

We’re creating a network of international trade and investment-ready companies looking to expand. We can help you identify businesses that align with your trade mission objectives and opportunities.

Working Together

Let’s work together. Our economic development, industry, academic, and business partners are ready to participate in the global growth of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region and Canada. We’re excited for the potential that lies ahead.  

Collaborating Locally to Compete Globally

Edmonton Global Annual Report 2021

Edmonton Global Annual Report, 2019

Edmonton Global Strategic Plan 2018-2023

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Edmonton Global is located and operates in Amiskwaciwâskahikan on Treaty 6 Territory. We acknowledge this land as the traditional gathering place and center for trade for many First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples. We recognize that inclusivity is at the heart of sustainable growth and understand that Indigenous partnerships and voices must be at the forefront of radical transformation of our region.